Spending $80 Million on the flood ravaged reaches of Lewis County? I'm good with that. Spending $150 Million to help a bunch of wealthy businessmen to keep a pro basketball team here, despite the best efforts of the NBA to make an example of us? Not so much.
Also, the governor signed the Toxic Toy legislation into law, with two changes, one that was rational (exempting electronic components sealed away inside the toys) and one that doesn't defang the bill, but does blunt a few of its teeth (allowing the timetable for implementation to be changed). Of course, that doesn't stop the Seattle Times from issuing scary warnings that you'd better stock up now on all you dangerous toy needs!
How to Tell if you're in a Tolkien Story ('The Toast') - So, thanks to Janice for this link, which led to a site I thought was awesome. The site allows you to answer the all-important question: of HOW TO TELL IF ...
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